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A few buildings will be closed on various nights starting at 4:00 p.m. for holiday parties. Check the TXU Energy Presents Zoo Lights webpage for the complete list.

The Houston Zoo will close early on Thanksgiving Day at 3:00 p.m. Last entry at 2:00 p.m.

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October 2013
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Shasta's Birthday

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Educator Workshop: Beyond Icebreakers and Word Walls

Educator Workshop: Beyond Icebreakers and Word Walls

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Wild Wheels - For Infants and Toddlers

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Breakfast With the Animals: Giraffes

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Conservation Gala

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Zoo Boo

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Zoo Boo

Zoo Yoga

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Zoo Boo

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Columbus Day Camp Zoofari

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Zoo Boo

Wines from South Africa at Whole Foods

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Zoo Boo

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Zoo Boo

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Zoo Boo

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Zoo Boo

Zoo Yoga

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Zoo Boo

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Feast With the Beasts

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Educator Day

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Today's Shows, Feedings, and Meet the Keeper Talks
TIMES ARE UPDATED EVERY MORNING

Today’s Meet the Keeper Talks & Grounds Programming

Sunday, November 23, 2014
10:00 Elephant Bath at the Elephant Barn
10:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Rattlesnakes at the Reptile House
10:30 Meet the Keeper in the Bug House
11:00 Meet the Keeper Talk at Rhinos in African Forest
11:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
11:00 Story Safari at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
11:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk at the Meerkat Exhibit
11:30 Meet the Aquarium Keeper at the Piranha Exhibit in Natural Encounters
11:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Carnivores
12:00 Zooper Challenge at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
12:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Chimpanzees in African Forest
1:00 Natural Encounters: Leopard tortoise Encounter at the BEC Lawn
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk for Sea Lions
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Elephants
1:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Giraffes in African Forest
2:00 Nature Talks at the Butterfly Stage in the Children’s Zoo
2:00 Giraffe Feeding Platform in African Forest (Dependent on Weather/Giraffes)
2:00 Natural Encounters: Frog Keeper Talk Inside at the Rainforest Exhibit
2:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Birds of the World
3:00 Natural Encounters: Tenrec Encounter Inside at the Rainforest Exhibit
3:00 Tarantula chat in the Swap Shop
3:30 Meet the Keeper Talk at Wortham World of Primates
4:00 Natural Encounters: Meerkat Keeper Talk at the Meerkat Exhibit